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you are clever," dr. austin sloper declares in henry james' 1880 novel, "washington square." the book tells the story of his daughter, the shy, awkward catherine sloper, whom he views as hopelessly unattractive and not at all clever. when the handsome morris townshend descends on their home and declares his love for catherine, a transformation begins. "the heiress," a theatrical adaptation of james' novel, made its broadway debut in 1947. it has been staged on the great white way every other decade since. a new production starring jessica chastain, david straithairn, and dan stevens recently opened at the walter kerr theatre. here's a look. >> it is a great wonder for me that morris should come into my life. i never thought i would meet a man who would understand me as he does. >> you underestimate your many qualities, my dear. i have always hoped that you would meet a fine young man who would match your goodness with his own. >> and here i have found the goodness, and with it, everything else. oh, father, don't you think he is the most beautiful man you have ever seen? ( laughter ) >
of virginia, and he says that he cannot any longer a sign of the novel by henry james. it is just too long. too many big words. i think tweets and twittering and that sort of thing -- it is eroding our language of adjectives and adverbs. it used to be that there was a fundamental difference of reading a book, having a conversation on the telephone, going to the movies, and now you do them all with the same physical materials of strategy. so there is a kind of fusion in the experience of communication that simply did not exist before. so i am not very good at proper sizing the past, not to mention the future as a historian, but i do feel that technology is driving change in the way that we process text. we don't know what the hemispheres of the brain are going to do with it. but we do know a little bit of the sociology that surrounds it. i have pluses and minuses like you and i think that we are losing long-term reading over the long-distance reader, which is something that is very interesting. but maybe we are achieving things. the last book that i wrote actually appeared simultaneously in
says he cannot any longer assign a novel by henry james. it's just too long. [laughter] there are too many big words. [laughter] and i think the frequency of the use of, you know, of tweets and twittering and that sort of thing is eroding our language of adjectives and adverbs. so the language itself is changing along with our attention span for it. you know, it used to be that there was a fundamental difference between reading a book, having a conversation on the telephone, going to the movies. now you do them all with the same physical material subseparate tunnel. and so there is a kind of infusion in the experience of communication that didn't exist before. i'm not very good at prof sizing the past, but i do feel that technology is driving a fundamental change in the way we apprehend texts. we don't know how far that's going to take it, we don't know what the hemispheres of the brain are going to do with it, but we do know a little bit of the sociology that surrounds it. and i have pluses and minuses like you. i think we are losing deep, long-term reading. the loneliness of the lon
or prior to run the hospital was a man named henry james from nearby waterbury who had been the town doctor and enlisted for the civil war with a great position for most of the writing major. after the battle of gettysburg, the war department sent him to gettysburg and put him in charge of all of the 25,000 wounded at gettysburg. he did a magnificent job and when that was finished, he came here to run this hospital. before he left gettysburg, he was afforded a great honor for his performance. he was allowed to sit near the president while lincoln gave the gettysburg address. here in this hospital during the worst stage of the civil war, the campaign of 1864, the trains were coming north to vermont filled with sick and wounded people. this hospital was running at full capacity. the cure rates were astonishingly good. the governor was right, the home cooking and the treatment worked on many, many vermonters lived on because this hospital was here than they did a wonderful job. it was only the one building that stands. after the war, the long wings of the building were chopped up and sold as h
, well, like is such a amorphous word, you know. it's a very complex relationship. and i think that henry james has sort of touched on this in a way that maybe he didn't knowment but we do know and today's world we see this, kind of psychological terrain. and if that can come across from the stage then the audience is going to have a different way of looking at it than they ever have. but yeah, i have to think she is not up to a standard, regardless of like, love, whatever, admiration, she's not up to a standard. and i'm trying to protect her from morris who i do believe. >> rose: you made a value judgement about that. >> i have made a value judgement. >> it's tough too because i have to make you not a liar when i'm acting. when you know, you're not clever. you're not whitty or you're dull and ugly, the play makes no sense if she is really lively, you know what i mean. there has to be things about catherine that are dull. and otherwise it just, you're just hurting her for no reason. >> rose: right. >> it was interesting going through the play and picking out moments when we were clear tha
treat about 600 soldiers here at once. he had run the hospital with a man named henry james from waterbury, who had been the town doctor and waterbury and enlisted in the civil war with the great physician to the blink of major. he did a magnificent job. when i was finished, he came here to bonus hospital. before he left gettysburg, he was afforded a great honor for his performance. he was allowed to sit on the speaker's platform the day that lincoln gave the gettysburg address. here in this hospital, the overland campaign of 1864, it it was filled with sick and wounded soldiers. it was running at full capacity. but the cure rates were astonishingly good. the home cooking and treatments work. many vermonters lived on. the long wings were chopped up into short sections. all around this neighborhood, the houses look at just about identical. almost all of them have no historic markers. you are going to need something to find these places, but when you get there, you will be amazed. we are in the hills of burlington vermont, which is the town just south of montpelier. a lot of these
. others have written on washington, jefferson and madison, and i'd written on patrick henry, james monroe, john hancock so i pulled out john f. kennedy's book profiling encourage and they're in chapter 1 was john quincy adams. in chapter 1 but no that was not the reason he was in chapter 1 to read john kennedy himself a war hero had listed these characters and the degree of courage. and he placed john quincy adams first among the most courageous senators and congressmen in american history. he wasn't just the sixth president of the united states. he was a congressman as well for 16 years and a senator for four years. most americans don't realize he was a congressman. many don't even know that he was president. specs are you're going to change that. >> yes, he was an enormously courageous congressman. the first congressman to stand up and call for emancipation before lincoln even knew how to spell the word. >> we will get back to a emancipation and the abolition in a moment. a friend of mine who is a lawyer and reads a lot of history said to me the other day he said i've read to biographie
. brought here to run the hospital with a man named henry james from nearby waterbury with benetton talk dirt and water. and i must than the civil war and was a great most of the rank of major. after the battle of gettysburg, the war department sent into gettysburg and put them in charge of all of the 25,000 wounded at gettysburg. he did a magnificent job. when i was finished, he came here to run this hospital. before he left gettysburg, he was afforded a great honor for his performance and he was allowed to sit on the speaker's platform the day that lincoln gave the gettysburg address. share this hospital, during the worst days of the civil war, the campaign of 1864, the trains coming north to vermont filled with sick and wounded, this hospital is running out full capacity. but the cure rates were astonishingly good. holbrooke was good. the whole treatment were and many, many vermonters lived on because of this hospital here and did a wonderful job. it is only one building that still stands in its original position and give us a card house. after the war, the long wings were chalked up
named henry james for nearby waterbury who had been the town doctor in waterbury, but enlisted for the civil war and was in a great position as to the rank of major. after the battle of gettysburg, the war department sent into gettysburg and put them in charge of all the 25,000 wounded at gettysburg. he did a magnificent job. when that was finished, he came here to run this hospital. before he left gettysburg, he was afforded a great honor for his performance. he was glad to send the speaker's platform today that linking gave the gettysburg address. here in this hospital during the worst days of the civil war, the overland campaign of 1864, trains are coming to vermont, filled with sick and wounded. this hospital was running at full capacity. but the cure rates were astonishingly good. holbrooke was right. the home cooking and treatments works and many, many vermonters lived on because this hospital was here and did a wonderful job. it is only one building that still stands in its original position. but after the war, the long wings were chopped up into short sections and folde
down a police officer. henry smith is acause of shooting and killing james kapool lastier. the today a police officer look l testified that smith looked directory at him. he also testified he heard three shot before finding the body. if trained convicted smith could paying the death penalty. >>> friends and family gathering at the university. the concert was held late this afternoon. where on april 17 2-ened sen people shot and killed. today's concert was a part of the dedication ceremony of the new memory garden. people in san francisco are remembering the lay mayor and supervisor have a vigil and march today. the group then walked to the ksa transaction, district and the hardware store. 34 years ago today the assassinations stung the bay area. >>> the white house say it is stocks and -- it intends to rally americans behind obama's plan. prez also met privately today today with small business owners. the white house hopes to convince republicans to tax increase for the wealthy and extend tax cuts for middle class. they're meeting is scheduled for the first week in december. >> the f
. is it the great pathos full abdication scene from richard the second, handing over the crown to henri iv, played by james lockhart? may be. but i think the best shakespearean analogue is julius caesar, with the dictator of mortgage finance cut down in the capitol, henry paulsen type playing brutus but i'm thinking especially of the great scene where marc anthony stands over and addresses the murdered body of caesar. this time we have marc anthony played by bob hagerty. [laughter] standing over and addressing the following fannie, all mighty fannie dost thou lie so low. well, that is enough indulging myself. we are about to hear from the author of this excellent book and after bob's presentation comments from 10 minutes each from our discussants whom i will introduce at that point and i will follow that by discussion including your questions. at 6:00 we will adjourn for a reception and bob will be available for a book signing and a formal do so -- in formal discussion at that point. as you know bob hagerty writes for "the wall street journal" which is now based in pittsburgh and has worked as a
over the crown to henry the fourth save by james lockhart. maybe. but i think the best shakespearean autoload is julius caesar with the dictator or mortgage finance cut down in the capital, henry paulson this time playing vertis. but i'm thinking especially of the great seeing for mark antonystands over and addresses the murder audience sees her. this time we have mark antony played by bob hagerty. standing over in addressing the following cne, decile by so low. well, that is enough indulging myself with your indulgence. we are about to hear from the author of this excellent book. after bob's presentation will have comments or 10 minute each from our discussion, whom i will introduce at that point. that will follow that with discussion, including your questions. at 6:00 we were lectured for reception and bob will be available for a book signing and formal discussion at that point. as you know, bob hagerty writes for "the wall street journal." she is now based in pittsburgh and has written as an editor in chief for "the wall street journal" and the international herald tribune in hong
committee will hold a hearing on the libya attack next thursday as ed henry mentioned earlier. witnesses will include james clapper, c.i.a. director david petraeus and national counterterrorism center director matt olsen. that is the same day the senate intelligence committee holds a closed hearing on the matter. one resident of the hard hit rockaway section of new york says sequel to a horror movie. another winter storm is bearing down on the northeast right now. a week after hurricane sandy with hundreds of hows still in the dark. without heat. >> by mid-afternoon the wind picked up and rain along the coast turned to snow. work crews trying to clean up after last week's megastorm say the nor'easter made their job more difficult. >> a lot more difficult. the sand is heavier. difficult to work because it's cold. they are getting wet. in the enough ponchos or bag. >> it's expected to bring rain and wet snow to new jersey and new york. half a million people are still without power following last week's storm. now there is fear that number will rise. new york mayor michael bloomberg warned
, there is a pamphlet produced when henry clay was running against james polk and said 21 reasons why henry clay should not be elected. reason number two was he spends his days at the gaming tables and his nights at the brothel. so anyone who still thinks it was nicer and more polite and gentlemanly back then can just look at the 21 reasons why henry clay was not elected. so the whigs emerged as an anti-jackson party, as the sectional and slavery issue increases, the whigs break down eventually merge into it later becomes the republican party founded in the early 1850s. post got edna from north dakota e-mails into you, davis. first of all, to direct for showing how to get students excited about history. how did the authors of the constitution come to prohibit the awarding of titles? they could have made themselves dukes and earls commended the titles hereditary and enriched themselves and their families forever. they did not and it seems a particularly fine expression of principle. people call their little girls princesses, we all get excited about british royalty, so the imposter titles is just below
the boom" with chevy chase. i loved that movie, they had kids in it, it was school, a good message. henry winkler, kevin james. they had my favorite sport. >> steve: that's right. >> gretchen: wrestling. >> steve: soccer. >> brian: ufc. i did the first four. >> gretchen: did you the interview. >> steve: i didn't see that part of the movie. >> brian: kevin james was an outstanding wrestler. to hear my nine and 11-year-olds laughing out long along with their friend, was great. it wasn't tedious. >> gretchen: 7 to nine-year-old, is it good for them. >> brian: absolute israeli. >> steve: one of the reasons brian was particularly happiy is because it was out for a little while much it was probably, what, a dollar? >> gretchen: and the popcorn was ten bucks. >> brian: i knew i was getting in. put it this way, i knew that. stadium seating, was anal to sit there. -- was able to sit there. i would recommend" lincoln" was a series of scenes. i want to seat difficult childhood, the rough time in congress. all of it leading up to his presidency. don't you just show me -- >> steve: "lincoln" my date n
and then the election of james k. polk versus henry clay, and you talk about how vicious they were. is today's election, the turn one we're in, vicious compared to the ones we talk about? >> guest: actually, no. it's probably more gentle by comparison if you look another some of the things said. for instance, going back even further to 1796, the first contested election, when john adams and thomas jefferson, the compatriots 20 years earlier who combined to bring the declaration of independence into being were now fierce political rivals. they maintained a friendship of sorts as jefferson served as adams' vice president, which was the result of the way presidents and vice presidents were elected back then. something that changed soon after. jefferson and adams had begun to form what were the beginnings of the two political parties, adams, a federalist, along with alexander hamilton, who was no great friend or ally of john adams, and jefferson on the other side of what was then known as the democratic republican, and that's why alluded to the fact that jefferson said, we are all federalists, we're all re
of killing james capoot will stand trial. henry smith is accused of shooting and killing the officer after a bank robbery and chase lass november. smith has innerred a not guilty -- entered a not guilty plea. he's being held without bail. if found guilty, he could get life in prison or the death penalty. >>> and later this morning, the trial for an east palo alto teenager accused of killing a baby is due to begin. police say the 17-year-old and another teenager fired several shots as a family of four was leaving a baby shower in june of last year. 3-month-old isaac jimenez garcia was killed. now, the shooter originally thought the parents were somebody else. a jury will be probably picked by the end of the year. opening states could begin in early january. >>> 8:17. a san francisco sheriff deputy accused of robbing a bank has pled not guilty. deputy phillip chung tong, a 7- year-veteran with the department is accused of robbing a bank of america on balboa street in san francisco. a fingerprint on a demand note and surveillance video led to his arrest. court records show he had filed for ba
the exact cause of death. >> >> man accused of fatally shooting vallejo police officer james capoot last year is scheduled to be in court this morning to determine whether henry albert smith, jr. will stand trial for murder. police say he shot the officer november 17th, during a chase following a bank robbery. the officer was a 19 year veteran of the force. smith has pleaded not guilty. >>> oikos university in oakland is holding a concert this afternoon to dedicate a memory garden the campus was the scene of one of the worst massacres in bay area history. former student goh is charged with killing and wounding he was upset about not getting a few refund. goh has pleaded not guilty. a hearing was held last week to determine if he's mentally competent. >>> university of california board of regents meets today in a special session to vote on a new chancellor. dirks has been recommended currently executive vice president and dean of the faculty for arts and sciences at columbia. if confirmed he will take office next june. outgoing chancellor announced last march that he would step down after
ordered a fair field man to stand trial for the murder of a police officer. 39 henry smith is charged with murder and several special circumstance allegations that could result in the death penalty if he's convicted. vallejo police officer james kapoo was gunned down. >>> three sheriff's deputies have been cleared of any wrong doing for shooting at a man who opened fire in a quarry in cooper teeno. he shot himself and killed three co workers and injuring six more. prosecutors say that deputies will not face criminal charges. >>> police chase through the streets of oakland ended with a crash. it ended at park avenue shortly after 4:00 today. police say minutes earlier two officers tried to stop the black van seen in this video. they say the people inside were suspected gang members. when police tried to pull them over the driver took off. after the crash all five people inside ran away. >>> police in oakland are trying to figure out who killed two girls. one 15 years old, the other 16 years old. rita williams found out what happened hours before the two best friends were caught in a ha
officer. 39 henry smith is charged with murder and several special circumstance allegations that could result in the death penalty if he's convicted. vallejo police officer james kapoo was gunned down. >>> three sheriff's deputies have been cleared of any wrong doing for shooting at a man who opened fire in a quarry in cooper teeno. he shot himself and killed three co workers and injuring six more. prosecutors say that deputies will not face criminal charges. >>> police chase through the streets of oakland ended with a crash. it ended at park avenue shortly after 4:00 today. police say minutes earlier two officers tried to stop the black van seen in this video. they say the people inside were suspected gang members. when police tried to pull them over the driver took off. after the crash all five people inside ran away. >>> police in oakland are trying to figure out who killed two girls. one 15 years old, the other 16 years old. rita williams found out what happened hours before the two best friends were caught in a hail of gun fire. >> reporter: a heartbroken father this afternoon was
with the late james baldwin and of course, so many others. in a nutshell henry took his southern upbringing as a literary mess. doing so, as he did with the dead and the living the material, of the lofty religion, is something that was called by others but his rebirth you will eric couple more of these. i tried within 49 words to correct him by way of the naming process. awake as the quake. dreaming henry brought to hang. naming his poems, his friends, is setting list. his vessels, his heroes and his brothers. coming forward from that time that i met him after taking the job of fresh man walks into my english composition class they are from stockton. one of the most brilliant students and avery brooks is among the students. [applause] >> guy and still trying to mask his eloquence although i fear it will be a lifetime journey but i am in%. i will take about three minutes. it is a snapshot and testimony to the life of the red men who live believe is a gift to all of us, a teacher who embodies the nature of the creator that he can see. and ginsberg like a good father and nurtures the good seed
on melvyn him record in redwood city. there is redwood. the fire was on melvyn henry court. they're still putting out hot spots that may still be there. no reports of injuries as a result of a fire. an investigation is underway into the cause. >> thank you james some of the highlights from the 49 is games. the 49 is play the st. louis rams at candlestick park in cannot be decided in regulation. there was a 15 minute overtime. that was not enough. a missed field goal by both teams. the final score was 24-248 tie. it is the first tie in the nfl in four years. let us get on to alex smith that is the big story. he got hit hard in the head. he stayed in a gamn the game for a whil. e. he left the game at halftime. the quarterback for this chicago bears and j. culver also left the game with a concussion. but quarterback may be out with a concussion. j cutler. >> the loss angeles lakers fired their coach. they hired steve nash as old coach from phoenix to mike antoni. phil jackson was considered however he wanted to much. >> thank you mark. it is five:06. the fed over a longer war be closed today
, the late james baldwin and of course someone and so many others. in a nutshell, henry dumont took a southern out ringing and his literary miss as he did levels of the same and interpenetrate a the dead and the living, the asheville and the material, d.c. will. something is called by others in a palm, the reverse heat think 777 military couple more in, maybe three. i tried to dash in 49 worried they tried to collect by way of his naming process. awake as they equate comics remain henry brought tank and two aren't. and i can't come in his runs current header and genoa. sweetwater in harlem. has the buffaloes and hearers is others font and cosmic arrows. coming forward from the time i met him and after having taken the job, a teenage freshman walks into my english composition class in 1977. one of the most early students have ever taught in a or asked among students. really to render william parker. [applause] >> already. i'm still trying to imagine his elegance, although i fear it will be a lifetime journey, but i'm in pursuit. so i'm going to take about three minutes. and this is a
writing about james garfield, david nassau on joseph kennedy and samuel adams, patrick henry and john hancock. .. we had down here this weekend. we will be live all week. about hundred thousand people attend this event every year as well as about 350 authors are down here. was founded by mr. kaplan, founder of books and books as well. the big bookstore down here in south florida. well, the c-span buses also year, and we are handing out but banks with our partners comcast here in the miami area. if you happen to be in the area, come on down. we are at miami-dade college the north side of downtown miami for the miami book fair. in just a minute the panel in chapman all here at miami-dade college will begin -- will be beginning. dave barry in the onion editors, humor columnist solve them. there will be introduced by brad meltzer who will be moderating the panel. the novelist will be joining us later. ms. kaplan will also be speaking, the founder of the miami book fair, introducing and opening the weekend coverage. in just a minute we'll take you now to chapman all. it's rather full. we w
in another panel we will be covering includes candice millard writing about james garfield, david nassar writing about joseph kennedy and les standiford writing about samuel adams, patrick henry and john hancock. after that, thriller novelist brad meltzer will be joining us. is written a couple of non-fictions come his most recent heroes for my daughter. he also is the history channel host and you have probably seen him as well. we will conclude our coverage with a panel on christopher hitchens and his postmortem book, mortality. that panel will include his widow, carol blue, his publisher cary goldstein and two friends martin amis and robert while. after that carol blue will be joining us here at miami-dade college to take your tweets and facebook questions so there is another exclusive on line chance for you to talk with the widow of christopher hitchens. this is the 29th annual miami book fair. about 100,000 people. this is a weeklong event and we kicked off last week with tom wolfe live from chapman hall but we are down here this weekend and will be live all weekend with 100,000 peop
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